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Release: Sep 16, 2013 - Author: Mike Lowrey - Translator: Mike Lowrey - external link: IMDB
The Last Exorcism from 2010 was in the reign of films that were made with a micro budget and went on to make big box office cash in relation to their costs. Here, $68 million were generated from a starting budget of just $1.8 million worldwide. Even though the title sounded somewhat final, a second part was quickly ordered by the studio but it couldn't repeat that success. The film is slow and hardly thrilling for most of its running time and the mass-friendly PG-13 rating didn't help either. Initially, producer Eli Roth even announced it as being R-rated in cinemas but that plan was scrapped along the way. But that's no reason to be sad because the DVD/BD release offers the opportunity to make some more revenue when offering the customer an unrated version and raise his interest this way.

This unrated version doesn't include much (which is due to the relatively harmless film). The only really graphic scene turns out to be censored in the theatrical version and is now available in its uncensored form. Apart from that, the two little additions not related to censorship are rather pointless.

Comparison between the Theatrical Version (PG-13) and the Unrated Version (both by Sony Pictures).


5 differences, consisting of
3 extended scenes
1 scene with alternate material
1 additional scene

The unrated version runs 43.96 seconds longer than the theatrical version.
Extended Scene
0:16:40: Longer shot of Nell and Gwenn moving their lips in order to spread the lipstick on their lips. Gwenn then points Nell to the mirror and she looks at herself grinning.
25.76 sec.



Additional Scene
0:34:12: Nell walks down the pavement and the dog barks at her again. This time, she doesn't react shyly but yells at the dog ("Shut up!"), which then whines and runs away.
14.84 sec.



Extended Scene
1:05:37: The first real unrated material that shows censorship for the PG-13 rating. Chris slits his throat onscreen and blood flows out of his wound. In the theatrical version, Nell raises her arms earlier.
3.4 sec.



Extended Scene
1:05:47: The shocked Nell goes to Chris who lies on the floor with his bloody throat and kneels down to him. The theatrical version starts when Nell is already kneeling.
4,32 Sec.



Alternate Material
1:05:51: The theatrical version tries to avoid to show the dying Chris as much as possible. When Nell kneels in front of him, color effects try to cover up Chris and his wound and after that, it stays with the shot of Nell's face nearly the entire time. The unrated version switches between Nell and the injured Chris. This is clearly censorship.
Die theatrical version runs 4.36 sec. longer

Theatrical VersionUnrated

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